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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    08 / 01 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Northeast

  • City

    Easton

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Posted by

    Hitman

Notes:

I saved this plant from my mother a few years back and would like to know what it is. It has five fingers to each leaf, it gets lavender flowers that bloom for just a few days. It flowers at this time of the year. Each fall when I bring it in, it looses almost all it’s leaves and grows them back progressively as spring approaches. The leaves turn dark green under lower light. It gets full sun until 1 pm and seems very happy. Thank you for any help.

Comments

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    It is Ipomoea batatas, Sweet Potato.

    August 2nd, 2014 at 7:26pm

  • Karen Unregistered says:

    That’s a sweet potato vine!

    August 2nd, 2014 at 5:19pm

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